Laura S. Bowman

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 22, 2014

July 10, 1940 – Feb. 17, 2014

FERRIDAY — Services for Laura S. Bowman, 73, of Ferriday, who died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Riverland Medical Center, will be at 2 p.m. today at Rufus Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Reed officiating.

Burial will follow in Clayton Garden of Rest Cemetery under the direction of Concordia Funeral Home.

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Mrs. Bowman was born July 10, 1940, in Foules, the daughter of James Sanders and Ollie Mae McGee.

She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Bowman was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Bowman; one son, Session Bosley Jr.; one daughter, Doris Lewis; and two brothers, Gus McGee and Joseph Brown.

Survivors include four sons, Louis Bowman Jr., Robert Bowman, Tyrone Bowman and Lavon Bowman, all of Ferriday; six daughters, Ollie Hampton and husband, Sam, Shirley Coleman and husband, Eddie, Rose Taylor and husband, Bobby, Sharika Watson and husband, Sugar Ray, and Sharon Bowman, all of Ferriday; one step-son, Herbert Washington and wife, Karen, of Ferriday; three step-daughters, Deloris Washington of New Orleans, Jennifer Meredith and Sandra Cauley, both of Ferriday; three brothers, Roosevelt Murray of Ferriday, Johnny Washington and wife, Elaine, of Baton Rouge, and Willie McGee and wife, Debra, of Vidalia; three sisters, Theresa Washington and husband, Luther, of Atlanta, Mary Moore of Kansas City and Lula Washington of Jonesville; 34 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one aunt, Jessie Taylor of Monticello; and a number of nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives.

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